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No. 165574 ID: 2fef4e [View]
Hello, when I saw the proposal for the ponychan/mlpchan merger, one of the proposed boards was /chat/, or what is the current /gala/, rather. However, it seems that that serials are rather controversial. I believe that because serials exist, the /oat/ community is rather "shitposty", for lack of a better term. However, it seems that the people in the serials like the environment there; even though they claim they're just there because of the topic, serials are similar to the /oat/ community.

Does the existence of /gala/ (or what will become /chat/) cause a fracture in the /oat/ community? I'd love to hear from people who are part of serials and people who don't like serials as well.
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>> No. 165612 ID: b4a3bf
>>165610
yes.

Ban them all and all the people who have ever posted in one

Because OP wants to so you must
>> No. 165613 ID: 2fef4e
>>165609
>You really want people to leave this site, don't you?

>It's cool that people that are not connected with /gala/ or serial threads have the most things to say and want to get rid of the serials.

Except no? If anything, I want serials to stay, it was a private discussion I had, which is why I brought it up here.

>>165612
>Ban them all and all the people who have ever posted in one

>Because OP wants to so you must
1. Stop being a sarcastic twit.
>> No. 165616 ID: ef443b
>>165613
well yeah, I know you didn't, and was just being silly, but you're right, I shouldn't have contributed to the perception that you did.


No. 164897 ID: 35acf9 [View]
A couple weeks ago, I posted the following message for the staff:
>I've been planning to do this for a week or two now. I wish I'd had a chance to talk with Orange before posting this, but he's on vacation and I feel it's necessary that I get it over with now.
>In my time as admin / owner / whatever of Ponychan, I've fixed some bugs, resolved some disputes, picked some fights, and made some mistakes. My contribution hasn't been very big, apart from paying for the site. I freely admit it hasn't been the most stellar tenure.
>2014 was probably the hardest year of my life. I love the people on Ponychan, and my memories of the early days of the site, but I haven't made it a secret that over the past year it represented just one more source of anxiety when I was just struggling to hold on. Now that 2015 is here, I've decided to participate in a therapy program over the next couple months to help get my life back on track; this will consume almost all of my free time, and it is necessary to get my obligations to Ponychan out of the way first.
>Astra told me there are talks about a Ponychan merger. I know I placed myself in the position of decision-maker, but I have no basis on which to form an opinion about this. I don't currently use the site and I hardly interact with anybody who does. This decision should be left to people who know what they're talking about.
>Orange, Admiral, and Fen are in charge. Orange has all of the site passwords. I hope the three of you can figure out how to share power.
>Some of you donated money to the site's PayPal account to help with this year's site expenses. I never withdrew the money; I'll leave it there so it can go towards next year's expenses.
>It really has been a pleasure working with all of you - and I'm not just saying that. I love this staff. I'm sorry if this comes as a disappointment.

I don't want to be overly dramatic
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>> No. 165310 ID: 9d48cb
goodnight sweet prince. and may the force be with you. i too am sad that i couldnt have a convo with you. maybe i will get your skype or something.
>> No. 165426 ID: 929ab6
Alas good mod, farewell to thee. May greener pastures be at your fingertips. Good luck, Ponychan compatriot! I may have not known you well, sir, but alas I thank you for the donation of your heart here.


Also, can you lend me a $1.50 for a Soda?
>> No. 165605 ID: 2fef4e
Good idea, inkwell. This website deserves to burn itself down.


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165590 No. 165590 ID: ce6132 [View]
It's pi day.

Requesting pi-themed /oat/ to celebrate!
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>> No. 165594 ID: 428138
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165594
It looks bad
>> No. 165595 ID: ce6132
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165595
Thank you based overlords!

>>165593
It's working again.

>>165594
In a good way, right?
>> No. 165596 ID: ce6132
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165596
It's no longer pi-day! Could you please stop [buzzword] my [buzzword] and remove all Pinkie Pie related things and stop being [buzzword] [buzzword]!


No. 165588 ID: 61c81a [View]
I think the mods need to unban Manley
He keeps changing his IP
>tfw this is the 100th thread about Manley
>> No. 165589 ID: ce6132
I don't get this?
They need to unban him because he changes his IP?
Wut?


No. 165563 ID: 2fef4e [View]
In every forum that has upvotes and downvotes, it is very successful. Why? Because it allows us users to gauge how contributive each person is to any sort of discussion. With good use of the upvote/downvote system, we can be able to correctly moderate ourselves while we represent what we want to be as a community together. It would help bring together opinions from everyone and include everyone in discussions.
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>> No. 165582 ID: 82f2ba
long ago i used a chan that had upvotes and the funny people got upvoted and the annoying people got downvoted
>> No. 165583 ID: 6741de
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165583
>>165567
Upvote

Though I have seen some sites with only upvotes, which changes the dynamic a lot, possibly for the better. If you can't attack something down, then it becomes less important to support just what you agree with on the chance it gets voted down. I wouldn't ask for that though.

Last edited at Fri, Mar 13th, 2015 08:38

>> No. 165584 ID: 0d9cb8
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165584
>>165581
Something like post counts or receiving a number of upvotes yourself?
That sort of thing only promotes an inclusive community, where you are more likely to be disregarded due to your lack of posts.
And if the post count / vote counts are exceedingly high like say, 500 to a thousand or something, then it only promotes virtual dick sucking of those people that have special privileges over everyone else.

It happens everywhere that includes people of a higher position mixing with those of a lower.

Just to be clear, i'm only talking in terms of the site here.

User > Mod > Admin

There's a thread on /oat/ right now about the clarkson kurfuffle with the BBC.


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165544 No. 165544 ID: b655d9 [View]
I keep getting this error whenever I post. I also can't seem to get "image zoom on hover" to work. I assume something I did with the settings got messed up? If there's any way to fix either issue, I'd like to hear it.

I'm using Google Chrome and Ponychan X is on. The image zoom on hover functionality doesn't work regardless of whether Ponychan X is on or not.
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>> No. 165547 ID: ce6132
>>165546
That was all I had. I know I've had the same issue.
But I can't for the life of me remember what else I might have done to fix it.
>> No. 165562 ID: d6aa61
Deleting cookies and other site data should work though if you don't set the start date early enough it might not delete it. You can manually delete the offending item by inspect element>resources>local storage>Pchan and right click on the item and delete it. You probably won't be able to delete any threads made before doing this, so make sure you hide any evidence first.

Last edited at Tue, Mar 10th, 2015 20:35

>> No. 165565 ID: b655d9
>>165562
Manually deleting every cookie fixed the issue somehow, despite having deleted them before.

Well, problem solved.


No. 165548 ID: 35506f [View]
i'll be sad when this shit fest ends, this is the best /oat/ has been since suicide threads were prevalent.
>> No. 165559 ID: f59082
I will be sad if you dont keep attention whoring like you have done for the last 4 years
>> No. 165560 ID: a967b6
Youtube embed play button
 
>> No. 165561 ID: 90fe05
>>165559
#rekt


No. 165549 ID: a74134 [View]
what is this manleymcedgegate bullshit and why is no one doing anything about it?
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>> No. 165553 ID: 6e9567
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165553
>>165552
Nope. Im a 90s kid and also a gen x er i have no idea what youre talking about.
>> No. 165555 ID: 4cafbc
>>165552
quit throwin around buzzwords

says the guy who coined the term manleymcedgegate
>> No. 165556 ID: 156564
>>165555
Check those id's m8.


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165484 No. 165484 ID: 63ff2e [View]
No reason or particular post was shown at all in this ban message. There to my knowledge, I haven't uploaded any "auto-ban" images either.



This better be a glitch.
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>> No. 165538 ID: 813c7a
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165538
>>165529
What is a phantom ban?
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165539
>>165529
Ah, that makes sense. Or at least points out what doesn't make sense.
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165540
>>165538
It's what this bug is, it's not showing up in the system from what i can see on the ban page.

>>165539
The whole thing doesn't make sense, but we're leaving this code behind soon so i'm not too bothered.


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165532 No. 165532 ID: 6741de Locked [View]
So I saw these threads a bit too late to respond
>>165439
>>165480
And while I'm a bit unclear on what you're asking for, I think this may be what you're looking for?
http://www.ponychan.net/chan/ep/res/46656+50.html
Luckily for you, everything relevant to my "case" is saved and present!

But you definitely seem like a person I'd like to actually talk to. You can find me on Skype (Dulset Tarn), or /oat/ sometimes. I must say it was a nice surprise seeing threads concerned about me.

Last edited at Mon, Mar 9th, 2015 17:41

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>> No. 165535 ID: 6741de
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165535
>>165533
Plus, PSP has already seen the relevant threads.
>> No. 165536 ID: e029d7
reported.
>> No. 165537 ID: 0d9cb8
>Another thread about this.
This is just getting plain silly.

Not blaming you dulset, but holy shit this is ridiculous, you should be able to edit your skype name into the OP even after i lock this, but poke me if you cant and want to and i'll throw it in.


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165520 No. 165520 ID: 8e91d7 Locked [View]
I'm not eloquent or good at arguing my points by making long posts, so I hope you'll bear with me when I just ask this question.

Why do we keep Mcedge around?
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>> No. 165526 ID: e0fd56
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165526
>>165524
ponychan is for everyone. even you. even mcedge.

confusious say bans on an imageboard are a medal of honor. the fact that he has none says something.
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165527
>>165525
I'm just a random anon. A random anon who'll make another attempt at leaving.

http://gyropedia.wikia.com/wiki/File:Onemonthban.jpg

>>165526
No it isn't.
>> No. 165528 ID: 0d9cb8
/Meta/ is not for witch hunts, Please contact a mod directly if you have concerns about a particular user.
We can be reached via Skype, steam or email.


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165508 No. 165508 ID: 443ae5 Locked [View]
dear mods stop using manley as your scapegoat you know it's wrong and you will apologize to him
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165510
I think manley is the first person ever to be perma banned for making a shitty thread.
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165511
>>165510
he did nothing wrong thoughand hes my daddy
>> No. 165512 ID: 0d9cb8
>Apologise.
No.


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165455 No. 165455 ID: e7b99c [View]
Seriously though
Neopets and Ponychan merger when?
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>> No. 165472 ID: 2279c0
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165472
I still sign in to feed my pets from time to time.
and to zap them with my lab ray
>> No. 165473 ID: e7b99c
i feel like none of you are taking this seriously
>> No. 165487 ID: bc1f43
>>165456
I spotted a good suggestion from here


No. 165480 ID: bc1f43 Locked [View]
Some time ago I asked /meta/ about the Dulset Tarn /pony/ permaban board. I wanted to ask you about the following:
>Whereabouts is the said thread in /pony/, and
>The number of the thread.
Basically looking at "Court is now in session" Dulset Tarn was accused of attacking (or something of the latter) and there was no reason for the user to be permabanned from /pony/ by mods.
>Please provide a link to the thread and in regret, please do not lock this thread. This is an investigation thread and I may look into it even further.

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>> No. 165481 ID: ce6132
Every thread you would want to see has probably been bumped off the board by now.

So if you really want to make an investigation you have to go look at cached pages from google or something.

Good luck on the investigations!
>> No. 165482 ID: 0d9cb8
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165482
>Making a second thread.

It was weeks ago.
The thread has more than likely been bumped off the board.
An extensive record of the threads dulcet posts in were not made because this is a fucking pony website and not a forum of real world importance.
Posting here is a privilege, not a right, and this privilege can be revoked just because I or another admin or mod feels like it.
Despite what i just said, we dont ban people just because we feel like it, because that's fucking dumb and will lead to an empty website as people gradually have enough of that bullshit.

>This is an investigation thread.
No, it's a thread meant to try and overturn a mod decision through a combination of public shaming and technicality nitpicking of the rules.

Dulset is staying banned from /pony/ while I am a member of staff regardless of what your 'investigation' turns up, as dulcet was ultimately banned for a culmination of actions and behaviour, rather than a single event.


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165434 No. 165434 ID: bd08c1 [View]
I've been a little concerned with some of the threads I've been seeing on >>>/oat/ lately.

This one in particular is a discussion about Anarchy:

>>/oat/39713871

And this one is a little Racist:

>>/oat/39711675


Now of course Bronies should have a board for threads such as that, but I feel that too many such topics have been appearing on >>>/oat/ and have been distracting users from more light topics (like what I usually post).
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>> No. 165468 ID: bd08c1
>>165435
>>165454

>ITT

What does "ITT" mean anyway?
>> No. 165469 ID: e7b99c
>>165468
In This Thread
>> No. 165479 ID: 79b964
If the 'political discussion' threads these last few days are at /dis/ levels I would think that /dis/ was a containment board more than anything.


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